Category Archives: apologetics

When Did the Church Begin?

One force that pushed my conversion towards Catholicism from non-Catholic, Stone-Campbellite Christianity was Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger’s theology, who is already our former pope. Of course, such interest antagonized my low-church Fundamentalist sensibilities. Though he haunted me, I enjoyed every moment, … Continue reading

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Ecclesial / Papal Authority in the Bible

The following outline shows that Christ Jesus intended to create a holy, visible Church; complete with a prime minister, a hierarchy, binding authority, and perpetuity—the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church. • The Davidic kingdom foreshadowed the Christian Church, complete … Continue reading

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Definition of Terms

Protestant Church of Christ readers, The most common objection I receive from your members is their insistence that your communities are not “Protestant”. We all want to be called what we want to be called, but precise language is very important in … Continue reading

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